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Oct. 3, 2017

Mic Wakeup: America reels after Las Vegas massacre, the 338th US mass shooting in 2017

Here are three stories to help you reshape the world for Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Oct. 3, 2017

Barbie Ferreira wants to talk to you about feminism and fashion’s struggle to be inclusive

With her new show 'How to Behave', Ferreira is looking to reshape the conversation around what's attractive and what isn't.
Oct. 3, 2017

Ikea’s hydroponic garden concept uses 90% less water than a regular farm

Ikea said it received such positive feedback on the prototype that it's exploring the concept further.
Oct. 3, 2017

The people telling you not to politicize the Las Vegas shooting have already politicized it

The right can only tell Americans to separate politics from gun violence because politics have established conservative values as the norm.
Oct. 3, 2017

‘Overwatch’ Halloween Terror: Blizzard teases new skins for McCree and Reaper

Hype alert! Halloween Terror is back, baby.
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Oct. 3, 2017

John Cook to leave Gizmodo Media Group

The longtime Gawker editor will leave the company Oct. 13.
Oct. 3, 2017

ATM fees hit another all-time high. Here’s why, and how to avoid them.

Overdraft fees jumped in 2017 as well. Here's how to avoid both charges.
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Oct. 3, 2017

“A crazed, gun-obsessed nation”: How mass shootings are affecting America’s reputation abroad

Mic asked policy experts and international citizens for their honest perspective on America — and how its reputation has changed over time.
Oct. 3, 2017

Democrats heavily push “sensible gun laws.” Here’s why those aren’t enough.

There are many gun control proposals with broad support, but not necessarily broad impact.
Oct. 3, 2017

In bizarre press briefing, Trump says Puerto Rican devastation threw the budget “out of whack”

“Now I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack, because we’ve spent a lot of money on Puerto Rico and that’s fine,” Trump said.
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Oct. 3, 2017

These are the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

Profiling some of the men and women killed in Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas.
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Oct. 3, 2017

Jimmy Kimmel delivers emotional appeal for Washington to address gun violence

Getting political is nothing new for Kimmel, who just last week used his platform to repeatedly hammer the GOP over its attempts to pass an Affordable Care Act repeal bill.
Oct. 3, 2017
Oct. 3, 2017

7 reasons why Congress is not likely to pass gun control after the Las Vegas mass shooting

The grip of gun rights groups on politicians in Washington, particularly Republicans, is incredibly strong.
Oct. 3, 2017

How gun violence affects mental health — even for those who didn’t experience it firsthand

The effects of violence on a population's mental health are far-reaching.
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Oct. 3, 2017

Musicians react to Tom Petty’s death: “Bless his powerful spirit”

According to his longtime manager, Petty died peacefully, “surrounded by family, his bandmates and friends.”
Oct. 3, 2017

Trump says police response to Las Vegas shooting was “a miracle”

"What happened in Las Vegas is, in many ways, a miracle. The police department has done such an incredible job," Trump said.
Oct. 3, 2017

3 women with incurable breast cancer are at the center of a stunning new lingerie campaign

Lonely Lingerie is known for not airbrushing its models, and for highlighting particularly incredible women.
Oct. 3, 2017

Ryan says mental health reform can stop shootings — yet GOP eased gun laws for mentally ill people

“There were people whose rights were being infringed," Paul Ryan said about why the GOP nixed a rule that allowed people with severe mental illnesses to buy guns.
Oct. 3, 2017

Where Whitney Cummings escapes to feel less overwhelmed by city life

Cummings describes this retreat as the Woodstock of LA, where the rescue horses roam and the cellular devices are rarely turned on.
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Oct. 3, 2017

Authorities say Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend remains a “person of interest” in Vegas shooting

Marilou Danley, 62, is cooperating with investigators.